Reports, Studies & Best Practices

Looking for industry studies and inspiration or time-tested opportunities to strengthen your plastics recycling program? The case studies, reports, and information on this page offer ideas that you can consider, customize and implement to recover more and different plastics.

These are industry studies, some that CPIA has completed with partners that are similarly committed to increasing recycling. Some of the information is dated, but we are making it available on our website because as it offers insights and considerations that remain valuable today.

We’re always interested to know what you’ve done to address issues and create new solutions. Please contact us and let us know!.

Plastics Recycling - General 

Reports on Access to Residential Recycling of Plastics by year of publication

Reports on Amount of Post-Consumer Plastic Recycled in Canada
– by year of study (More Recycling)

Material Specific Studies

Recycling Plants, Processing, Technology